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Jul 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
control houston. amongst the well-wishers here at mission control, mike cÔte, the director of the johnson space center who flew on the maiden flight of the stay shuttle discovery. joining others here in the flight control room which is now filled with people expressing their emotions and their congratulations on the completion of the space shuttle program. [no sounds] [no sounds] [no sounds] [no sounds] once again here at mission control the room is filled with the greats from the history of the shuttle program who have spent the past three decades in support of mission operations to bring all of these flights to conclusion. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [no sounds] [no sounds] >> this is mission control houston. it has been just over an hour since atlantis has landed at the kennedy space center. and with the vehicle now having been handed over to the kennedy space center for the final time, we will return to the floor space port and continuing coverage of the completion of the final mission and space shuttle program history. for the last ti
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 9:00am EDT
, sorry. icom a. >> cdr loud and clear. >> ms one. >> ms two. [no audio] [no audio] >> atlantis, houston for the cdr, configure for air to ground one com check. >> [inaudible] >> atlantis, houston for the cdr and lt com check air to ground one. >> loud and clear. >> we read you loud and clear also, guys. you can configure now for air to ground two. >> [inaudible] >> atlantis, houston for the cdr field t air to ground com two. >> loud and clear. >> we read you loud and clear also. you can configure now for air to air. >> configured. >> atlantis, houston for the cdr and plt once more air to air. >> loud and clear. >> cplt loud and clear. >> we read you loud and clear also. you can configure now for voice check. >> [inaudible] >> configured. >> atlantis, houston. for the entire crew, com check. >> cdr, loud and clear, plt. >> ms one. >> ms two. >> nice job, atlantis. we read you loud and clear, and this completes the air to ground voice checks. >> [inaudible] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] >> ovcc otc. >> yes, ma'am. >> okay. they're going to have to chang
CBS
Jul 31, 2011 6:30pm EDT
with the baseline -- trade deadline is approaching -- uehara -- and michael bourne goes from houston the braves. >>> nfl, plaxico burress with the new new york jets. todd heap headed to arizona. as we move along. fabian washington moving due south. the ravens added houston texas -- no. 34 right there. despite houston's attempt to resign him, he goes to the ravens. after a dozen free agents signed, among them marshall yanda, everyone wanted him. >> it means a lot. i wanted to stay here all along. we got do. that i'm excited. i'm really excited to do some good thing this is season. we have a lot of unfinished business that we've built up the last three years. >> and we'll take from the there. more practice tomorrow. meantime, nascar, sprint cup racing, indianapolis motor speedway. landon cha sill and david regin, contact. what do you know? no. 4, kasey kahne ends up winning the race. >>> horse racing, new jersey, the maskal invitational. coil pays 844 -- finally we've got the swimming championships for the world. day eight, shanghai, china. here's the men's 400 medley. barely over australia. mich
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >> and we are watching for storms of our own. full forecast after the break. >> the nationals are in houston again trying to climb above 500 again. this does not feel like football season but the redskins players are still working out. with their -- with [ child's voic]] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's s ice ] you guys should rock paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scoffs ] one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. i win! oh, man. [ muffled ] congratulations. [ male announcer ] get your own bbq pulled pork sub at subway®. tender, slow-cooked pork with irresistibly bold barbecue sauce. subway. eat fresh®. ♪ [ rock ] [ chattering ] [ man on tv ] 96309. [ man ] ♪ she got it, you got it ♪ ♪ i got it, we got it ♪ [ groans ] ♪ who's got it ♪ see you later. ♪ yeah! ♪ ♪ come on, she got it you got it, we got it whwho's got it ♪ we're all different. that's why there are five new civics.
ABC
Jul 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. houston, you've got some problems. you are causing problems. the national struggle against the team with the worst record in all of baseball. ♪ [ rock ] [ chattering ] [ man on tv ] 96309. [ man ] ♪ she got it, you got it ♪ ♪ i got it, we got it ♪ [ groans ] ♪ who's got it ♪ see you later. ♪ yeah! ♪ ♪ come on, she got it you got it, we got it who's got it ♪ wee all different. that's why there are five new civics. the next-generation civic. only from honda. >>> the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> there is still no vote on the new nfl contract. they met today in washington to discuss the new deal. they gave the executive committee a vote of confidence. there is no actual vote. he will work for the night with the commissioner. the owners are scheduled to meet tomorrow night in atlanta. this is a complicated contract and it is worth billions of dollars. the general counsel says the proposed 10-year settlement will take time to close. >> we will continue to work with the pliers. we will find ou
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
.com. >> i bet the nfl ranks up there tomorrow at this time. the nfl is almost back in business. houston, we have a problem. >>> the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> the nfl is getting very close to going back to work and it will probably happen within the next five days. the owners have a special meeting set for thursday in atlanta. barring any last-minute problems the first work stoppage since 1987 and come to an end. the redskins are gearing up to move quickly. the salary cap they have agreed upon is $120 million. they will be $20 million under that. george wilson told us tonight about free agency. >> the nfl. for baseball fans, the nationals are in houston. they have climbed back to 500. let me take you back to the ninth inning. he will score easily and the national's lead 3-2. the hero and a 5-2 win for the nats. how about this motion? it was a top spot. with the bases loaded, the veteran goes with a 3-2 pitch to right field. into the corner it will go. everybody is running. it will make it 9-7, the red sox be the orioles, a 15-10.
PBS
Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
forced nasa and many suppliers in houston to lay off thousands of workers. losing the space shuttle also means losing valuable expertise. the shuttle is the flagship of the american aerospace industry. that pride is on display here at the space center in houston. many do not understand why the shuttle is being retired without a replacement. >> i think it is a terrible thing they are retiring it. they need to continue it and find the money to do it. >> it is sad to see it retire. it is good to see things move on and to the next step. >> but who will take the next step forward? many americans want their country at the forefront of space exploration. >> i would love to see as going to mars. i was watching a program the other night about how they're making a space suit to handle the pressure. i think that would be very useful. >> hopefully in my lifetime, a person setting foot on another planet would be very exciting. i hope we will continue to support that as a country. >> back at the training center, three astronauts to demonstrate the docking maneuver. sps-135 will be the final space shut
MSNBC
Jul 21, 2011 5:30am EDT
shuttle program as we know it. with the end of an era it is also to the city of houston, tell your friends that after "atlantis" touches down, houston mission control will go dark and more than 900 people will be laid off as a result of "atlantis's" final landing. bittersweet for so many reasons today. nasa planning to turn the space into a training event, mostly for astronauts going to the immaterial space station as well as flight controllers working with the station. >>> we want to introduce to you again one of our close friends here at nbc and msnbc live from cape canaveral, florida, nbc's space correspondent, jay barbree. jay, this is a historic and yet a bittersweet moment. only moments from now we will start to see the shuttle "atlantis" as it comes into sight and then lands, really, within the next five to ten minutes. what has been so significant to you in terms of the meaning of the shuttle program to the united states of america? >> reporter: well, what it has done, peter, it has taught us how to live in space. it blt the international space station. this is the size of a small
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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NBC
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
story? citi can help you write it. >>> so the nats in houston, huh? >> in houston and good news today about our prospect, our big ace, our phenom. steven straussburg is making significant progress. the soon to be 23-year-old recovering from surgery threw a simulated game today in florida. the gm said on the radio that he was on track and remains optimistic about him pitching in september. that's great news. tonight in houston, nats starting a three-game against the astros. playing frisbee pregame. that gets you loose. nice. bottom second, no score. gets jason michaels swinging. struck out nine in eight innings. solid. we move to the fourth. no score. danny espinoza up. this is called good defense. sanchez diving stop. flips to second. one on to first for the double play. and that's nice. and fan here says i'll take that. throwbacks. top five. michael morris at the plate. beast mode. i don't know where the ball's at. it's just out and gone to left. it is somewhere in the picture. we don't see it. a home run. his 16th. nats take a 1-0 lead. top nine. tied at 2 here. runner on second for
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
.z. was roughed up in houston, his worst outing of the year. but the nats had a chance to win in the ninth. >> did they? >> no. bottom of the first, no score zimmerman facing angel sanchez. that one ricochets to first for the out. take a look. hits off his left shin right over to first base. it's lucky. sanchez is all smiles. zimmerman is as well. he's okay. michael moore up with a runner on. he's a good hitter indoors. two-run homer to left. ties at two. his 17th. in ris career morse has 12 homers and 48 rbis in stadiums with a roof. there you go. bottom four. houston leading 4-2. two on, two outs. zimmerman into the left field corner scoring two. the astros take a 6-2 lead. pitching coach steve mccatty makes a call to the bull pen. zimmerman gives up six earneded runs. ouch. 6-4 ball game. desmond to the plate. base knockeded back up the middle. alex cora races around third. he'll score. here we go. bottom six, still one run game. coffee on. michael morse goes the other way again into left. quintero scores. houston leads. after the inning was over, coffey throws the glove, tosses a cooler to the
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and help make america great. karen gray houston, fox 5 news. >>> and the news keeps coming tonight. shawn yancy is in for brian on the news edge at 11:00. >>> the news edge is monitoring metro tonight. the transit agency is preparing for the extreme heat. metro says when it heats up, the weather can wreak havoc on the rail system and if they aren't ready that, can main manny an uncomfortable ride for you. fox -- mean an uncomfortable ride for you. fox 5's matt ackland is live at the bethesda station with the latest. >> reporter: metro says they face issues throughout the system when it heats up. today they authorized extra overtime hours during this heatwave that is approaching. that's basically to keep crews out there taking care of the escalator issues, also looking out for trains where the ac might not be working and we're also being told that there will be more track inspectors out walking the tracks to make sure all tracks are safe during this heat. metro has been trying to tackle the problem, but still it faces numerous escalator issues each day, even more so when it gets hot outsid
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 1:00am PDT
that has really captured everyone's attention. yao ming, of course, went to the houston rockets in 2002 as a tall, gangly kid, has since emerged as one of the leading players in the nba, someone who has played for the nba all-star team, has also represented the chinese team at the olympics and world titles and so on. he was able to reflect today on that journey and took some time out for a special thanks to those people in the united states who helped him along the way. >> special thanks for my friends overseas, especially the fans in houston. i would like to thank you forgive me a great nine years during my nba career. nine years ago i come to houston as a young, tall, skinny player. an entire city and a team changed me to a grown man, not only a basketball player. >> he did that very comfortably in english as well, something he wasn't able to do when he first went to houston. it really goes to show just how much he has grown and, as he acknowledges, not just as a basketball player but very much grown into a man as well. now there are two questions. what is he going to do in the future
CNN
Jul 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
is officially over. >>> let's go to houston mission control where ed lavendera joins us live. so our viewers know, the space shuttle takes off from kennedy space center in florida, but as soon as it is up houston takes control for that time and for the rest of the mission. how's it looking down there at mission control? >> reporter: everything we've kept hearing all morning long is that everything is looking absolutely perfect, especially the weather. no complaints so far that deorbital burn that you were talking, but everything there went smoothly, as well. look behind me. these are the men and women who have been working on this last, final shuttle mission, ali. and you can tell there are a lot of emotional people in there. we've seen a lot of smiles this morning. several people with cameras taking pictures of themselves. nasa has photographers inside, as well, documenting these final moments. these are the men and women who round-the-clock man the shuttle mission, make sure everything goes smoothly. in the middle, there's a man by the name of tony zacacchi, flight commander, bringing the
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. an end of an era. >> houston controlling the flight of atlantis. houston spreads its wings for the final time. >> reporter: atlantis disappeared into the clouds. it was a remarkable achievement for nasa, the 135th and final mission. >> engines are revving up. >> reporter: the crew of four snapped photos before suiting up and getting on board. >> reporter: usually six or seven astronauts fly. there's no backup shuttle for the rescue. russia will end the mission if they run into trouble. >> reporter: a million gathered to watch and be a part of u.s. space history. this is so sad it's the last one. >> reporter: atlantis will deliver a years worth of supplies. >> reporter: for 50 years, the u.s. has been in the forefront. for now, the time has come to an end as nasa works on taking us deeper into space. >> reporter: any private manned space flights are several years away. that's the latest from kennedy space center. >>> thank you. from now, nasa will rely on the russians to carry astronauts to and from the international space station. also, private companies will take over. >>> bad weather c
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm EDT
audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] >> this is mission com houston, less than two minutes away from the orbital maneuver system burn to increase atlantis' altitude. this will be a one minute four second firing of both orbital maneuvering firing systems and the guidance control officer reports atlantis is in a good configuration for the burn as does the propulsion officer here in mission control. >> houston, we think we're in a good position for the burn. >> that's affirmative atlantis, in good config for the oms two burn. [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] >> standing by for the firing of the orbital maneuvering system engines and the propulsion officer reporting the oms two burn is underway. [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] >> we see a good burn, atlantis, no further trim is required. we'll meet you in the post oms two tab. >> copy and concur, thanks, houston. >> and as we watch the replay of atlantis separating from its external fuel tank following its launch almost 40 minutes ago, the confirmation from cap com barry confirms to chris fergu
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 4:25am EDT
, the nats trail 2-0. this went deep to left field for a two-run homer to tie the game. houston led 3-2. the astros put on a safety squeeze. a run scores. the nats would fall 7-6. >>> and a programming reminder. this week, our region will honor history, 150 years since battle of manassas. tomorrow, we will take our show on the road to manassas for an in-depending look at the legacy of what happened there. you don't want to miss that. that is tomorrow morning on fox 5 morning news. >>> still plenty ahead as far as weather, traffic and all your top stories. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts right now. >>> a dry look outside. that is the capital. yes, indeed, it is definitely hot outside and it is going to remain that way and it possibly could get worse telling people to stay cool, drink a lot of water, get a lot of rest, close those blinds, keep the heat out. all those things to make sure that you don't have any problems when it comes to this extreme heat. good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news. i'm wisdom martin. the national weather service says the hot weather is to blame for at
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
's touchdown arriving from houston on monday, the fourth of july at 2:31 p.m. since that time commander chris ferguson and pilot doug hurley have been honing their landing skills in the training aircraft. a final inspection space shuttle atlantis, had a fit check with their launch in increases, a debriefing on the steps of space shuttle atlantis, and also the payload. they have been following the weather forecast very closely since they have been here, knowing that marginal weather was moving in. and then have their final medical exams and did a final review of their flight plan, and then packed their flight data files and personal effects and they were sent out to the pad to be placed aboard the middeck of atlantis. today, the crew was awakened at 4:30 a.m., had a brief checkup by the flight surgeon before having breakfast at 5:45. and as we've heard, they've had their weather briefing. the walkout from the astronaut is scheduled for 7:36 a.m., in about 20 minutes from now. and they are scheduled to begin boarding atlantis at eight '06, and then the access hatch will be closed and sealed at
FOX News
Jul 8, 2011 7:00pm EDT
and hotels and other businesses in the area and that is just here in florida. houston area is losing almost 4,000 jobs. that includes government workers and private contractors. but t former senator nelson sas the end of the shuttle program is the start of a new chapter for nasa. >> two lines of rockets. one that will go to and from the space station and the other line is the big rocket on the goal to go to mars. now, we have to develop the technologies to sustain life for a mission to mars but that will start and has already started. >> shepard: senator nelson predict that will make up for some of the job losses. meantime, the history we witnessed today. 11:29 eastern daylight time right here at kennedy space center. shuttle atlantis launching into the sky for its final flight. nasa's last shuttle mission ever. its four person crew the smallest on any nasa mission in three decades. back in april i got the honor of going to the johnson space center in houston and getting a first hand look at how this group of astronauts train for what they are doing today, including sim eu lakes of what happe
CSPAN
Jul 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to reporters on earth from aboard the international space station. this is an hour. >> atlantis, ss is houston. are you ready for the event? >> we are ready for the event. >> atlantis, please stand by for the white house. >> hi, please hold for the president. >> hello? hello, this is the international space station. >> well, this is president obama. who am i talking to? >> hello, mr. president. you're attacking and increment 20 crew in the courtesy shuttle atlantis. >> that's funny because i was just daily now for pizza and i didn't expect to end up in space. >> los cabos sir, it's an honor and privilege to take some time out of your busy day to meet with us. >> a listen, it's wonderful to talk to you and i appreciate you guys taken at the time for their mission. i always like to just let everybody know how personally proud i am of you in the amazing feats you guys are accomplishing in space. i was here in the oval office watching you guys take off last friday. were all watching as attentively worked together to conduct spacewalks and manage experiments and do other things necessary to keep th
NBC
Jul 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
officially retired its last space shuttle. >> mission complete, houston. after serving the world for over 30 years, the space shuttle has earned its place in history, and it's come to a final stop. >> reporter: inside mission control and outside in houston where 4,000 employees and their families had gathered, they celebrated the end of an era. >> you get goose bumps. you want to cry, but you want to be happy at the same time. it's just awesome. >> reporter: back in florida, with sunrise breaking behind "atlantis," a tearful tribute to the hundreds of thousands of people who have worked on the program since the beginning. >> i personally want to salute them and everybody who has been involved in this program. it's been a 30-year journey that has been absolutely incredible. >> reporter: so after 30 years, 135 missions, 541 million miles traveled, the nation's space shuttles are all coming to a complete stop at museums across the country as tourist attractions. today, one last chance for a souvenir photo. >> you know, i was just thinking about all the people that i have worked with out here. >
KRON
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
for san francisco. it will be jeff ceppinger, formerly of the houston astros. giants need a little help up the middle. tejada goes up the disabled list and he's hitting .307 with four home runs, 20 rbis, he goes to houston for a pair of minor league pitchers. so the giants not resting on their laurels are making deals, not big ones, but just to show they're right in it. >>> the as on the road already in a play for next year, carlos guillen, whistling one past conor jackson, they gave him an error, it's 1-0. yeah. he just got in there. and then cabrera sparked a six- run 5th inning for the tigers. 8-3, detroit knocking off bob melvin and the oakland athletics. >>> following the recent tragedy of a man falling from the upper deck to his death in arlington texas, the rangers have taken steps so that that does not happen again or at least they hope not. they've raised railings from 34 inches to 42 inches and have put signs and stickers all over the ballpark, letting fans know not to lean over the railings. the rangers say they have the highest railings now in major league baseball. >>> michael
KRON
Jul 20, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. here is this young guy. second base. the giants acquired him from houston. cameras in his face, standing ovation when he arrived. 0-1. lincecum. clayton kershaw. no runs. one tally put on the board by navarro. 7 inning for tim and the story is clayton kershaw has the giants snap a -- dodgers snap a six game losing streak to the giants by 1-0 and again, i can't help -- here is this guy. flight was delayed in houston. got here in the middle of the game. sixth inning, got a standing ovation. 90% of the people don't know who he is, but the giants, everything you touch turns to goal. we will see what happens next. the giants have a new guy. >> really nice. i don't think i have had one of those. ever. so. nice to know they are welcoming me here. i am glad to be here. >>> tiger woods fired his caddy. steve williams has been with woods 13 years. excuse me, 12 years. been with him 12 years. woods won 72 titles during those years. 13 majors. woods informed him couple weeks ago he wants to go in a different direction. tiger woods made it official today on his website. steve williams said
Telemundo
Jul 20, 2011 6:30pm PDT
departamento de policía de houston por la demora en los exámenes que se tienen que realizar en los casos de violación, carlos badía informa. >>> hay 4 mil casos de muestras que esperan ser analizadas en caso de presunta violación sexual. >>> se sienten victimados dos veces, no solamente por la persona que le hizo la violación, también por el departamento de policía que no hizo lo suficiente. >>> organizaciones civiles como lulac han tenido al laboratorio de la policía bajo el microscopio ya que muchas personas fueron encarcelados por evidencias falsas. el departamento de justicia otorgó un subsidio de 175 mil dólares a la policía de houston para contratar a más personal, ocurrió en octubre, pero la contratación comenzó en marzo, pero las víctimas de ataques no tuvieron descanso, porque deberá verse ci hay pruebas de adn que lleven a identificar al agresor. >>> esas muestran que están ahí son una falta de respeto para todas las mujeres. >>> voceros declinaron una entrevista en cámara, pero se dijo que contrataron a 10 personas para analizar las pruebas lo más pronto posib
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 4:30am PDT
for the houston rocket. >> nine years ago i come to houston as yao tall skinny player and an entire city and a team changed me to am grown -- to a grown man. >> he may become general manager of a basketball team in shanghai. he continues his work in china. >>> several trucks go up in flames. the reason why investigators say the fire looks suspicious. >>> and 35 people arrested after prom test against police turned violent. the way the chief hopes to calm the community today. >>> protestors saying about last nights march and rally. the protest of a killing of a young man. glove compartment we are live in mountain -- >>> we are live in mountain view where investigators are handling a suspicious fire here. >>> there is a new opponent to san francisco's proposed ban on circumcision. the action the state is taking. >>> the plan to expand san francisco subway takes a big step forward. the neighborhood that is one- step closer to an easier commute. it's all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> and good morning, everyone it's wednesday, july 20th i'm mike mibach in for dave clark. >> and i'm clau
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 12:00am PDT
did you go? >> houston, texas. this is a city with a lot of fun and everyone is full of enthusiasm. because of the houston rockets. of course, we are all against the wars. he means that we should find a better way to solve the problem. we don't know how the u.s. government thinks but for us we think that this is a cruel way. we learn from america mostly from music. tavis: music? >> yeah. we learn how americans talk and look. maybe about the film and the media. a lot of news from that. things like political events. we learn from the news. chinesedon't go to the internet, we can go to the international internet to know things. communication for us is more and more convenient and we have a lot of ways to know america. it is not just that we are thinking, we are able to feel america. we can listen to songs that are just as popular there. tavis: name me three or five of your favorite american musical artists. >> coldplay, beyonce, michael jackson. tavis: what is your dreams -- what are your dreams? >> and to live a happy life. >> to be the manager of an nba team. [laughter] tavis: i lik
PBS
Jul 21, 2011 2:30pm PDT
. is anything malfunctioning? >> we have booster ignition and liftoff of space shuttle columbia. >> houston, uhf comm check. ♪ columbia, houston. uhf comm check. >> for me, the space program has always captured an essential part of what it means to be an american. the question now is whether that was the beginning of something or the end of something. i choose to believe it was only the beginning. i believe we can send humans to orbit and mars and returned safely to earth. a landing on mars will follow, and i expect to be around to see it. >> having fired the imagination of a generation, a ship like no other, its place in history secure, the space shuttle pulls into port for the last time, its voyage at an end. >> of the space shuttle coming in for its public land in. that brings us to the end of today's program. for updates, you can always does of our website, bbc.com. for all of us that bbc world news america, thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and h
CW
Jul 29, 2011 10:00pm CDT
for the cardinals tonight inning 9-2. scoreless inning last night against houston and he is well- traveled. his 12th major leauggue team. wouldn't have taken much longer to name the teams he hasn't pitch for. will beat colvin first base. reed johnson battling some general soreness recently. he will make a pinch hitting appearance. the timing wasn't very good this week for the cubs to not have late leads. marmol seemed to be getting things straight in doubt but as we mentioned his outing tonight was his first since sunday he looked a little shaky. hopefully he got the cobwebs out of the system so to speak and will be ready for a save chance tomorrow. you can only simulate so much in the bullpen. once again that day my adrenaline going everything speeds up just a little bit and unfortunately for normal tonight it looked like he was getting very under that slider tonight and got hit very hard. this i'm sure you did the same thing as a child playing a musical chairs that this can of what tony larus a does on a night like this spirit. the cubs have taken a 1-0 lead in the top of the second innin
FOX
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
breath. fox 5's karen gray houston takes a closer look. >> reporter: the eerie sounds emanated from howard university's beltsville campus. >> it'singing in that direction. there it is right on top of us. >> reporter: like a bird, nasa's four engine turboprop cruised over head. it through a corkscrew pattern over this ground monitoring station and five others along i- 95. it's job? to measure air quality. >> a lot of small particles are suspended in the atmosphere. most of them are from pollution and some of these have great impact on air quality. >> reporter: scientists and students from east coast schools tracked the plane's flight path. they collaborated with nasa on detecting levels of ozone and other pollutants in the atmosphere. >> we are able to monitor the atmosphere. we are able to launch balloons that provide us information on profiles of relative humidity, of temperature, of ozone. >> reporter: the p 3 b flew at altitude as low as 1000 feet. on the ground, students prepared instruments that would also take measurements. >> here we go.
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
grand opening. karen gray houston has more. >> reporter: there was a pomp and circumstance of a fife and drum corps. on the period, costumes, the proud and including the curator gathered -- gathered at the foot foot of the african- american civil memorial and they marched across the street to the new address of the new african-american civil war museum. this year marks the 150th anniversary of the civil war and more than 200,000 black soldiers fought in it. than here as reminders looking cool despite the 90 degrees heat. >> these guys will march 20, 30 miles a day. >> and -- >> in uniform? >> and you have one uniform. >> reporter: ron was a real- life re-enactor in the movie "glory" telling the story of the union's all-black 54th massachusetts infantry and staged a legend airy assault on the confederate army. the museum has more than $5 million worth of exhibits including rifles, military doubts, leathers and -- documents, leathers and soldiers and interactive. the grand owing program drew dozens of city leaders, the curious and young students. >> and that is giving the credit deserv
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
houston reports. >> reporter: luck luck her presence was noticed frequently beginning. >> i would like to ask to pray for the family of mr. david wayne williams who was killed in his district 6 home this past week. >> reporter: it was as if nothing had happened. but both she and her husband, jack johnson, the former county executive are awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to charges of public corruption. some county residents watching the action in the county administration building were embarrassed and upset. >> i really consider it a distraction. >> reporter: why do you think she's coming still? >> out of spite. >> her family is hurting. i'm sure she's hurting and i'm sure that the council is hurting and i know that the constituents of prince georges county are actually hurting as well. >> reporter: some council members and county officials seemed somewhat surprised by johnson's defiance. >> we tried to limit some of the ways that, you know, county cars, cell phones, computers and so forth, we tried to limit those things but you know, the state law says that she does have a rig
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
next. >> and first, a seven-er says goodbye to the nba. houston rockets center yao ming announced his retirement yesterday in chippasm the former number one draft pick played eight seasons in the league and missed dozens of gails over the years because he was injured. he will return to work in the front office for his former team, the shanghai sharks. bp s >> good evening, i'm dave feldman. the nfl players won't vote on a deal to end the lockout. evidently, there is still work to do to finalize an agreement between owners and players. the nfl payer's association cutive -- executive committee had reps from all 32 teams met in washington. some parts were left in the afternoon after reviewing portions of a tentative deal. the owners are gathering in atlanta and could vote on a deal tomorrow. here's the president of the nfl player's association. >> at the end of the day, whenever the deal is struck, there is not anything on the table we don't like or things we could get. i have to agree that that is a good bargaining. at the end of the day, whatever is on the table, whether we agree to ha
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
today some 72,000 remain unaccounted for. at arlington national cemetery karen gray houston, fox 5 news. >>> the news keeps coming tonight. shawn this is for brian on the news edge at 11:00. >>> more than 10,000 people are flooding into northern virginia to mark a historic milestone, the first major battle of the civil war. the four days of events come on the hottest weekend of the year. we're talking triple digits over the next few days. tonight prince william county emergency crews are getting ready reviewing safety plans. fox 5's matt ackland just got back from manassas and has the news edge on virginia tonight. >> more than 80 events connected to this commemoration are scheduled to take place over the next four days. the reenactment on saturday is expected to attract well over 10,000 people from all over. although emergency officials in the county have prepared for the extreme heat, they are concerned tonight. jenny robby and jody berger drove all the way from iowa to take part in the reenactment in the first part of manassas bold run. shirts and t-shirts now but they plan to w
FOX
Jul 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
apartment building on investigate avenue that sent several people to the hospital. karen gray houston has more now. >> reporter: residents of 3654 investigate are now dealing with the aftermath. >> a knock on my door. got me and my granddaughter down the steps. >> reporter: maddie's father daughters came by to make sure she is okay. >> he mistakenly turned on the bar near instead of the oven -- burner instead of the oven. >> reporter: two people suffered smoke inhalation. >> i smelled all this smoke. then it got in my apartment. i got my cat and ran out barefoot in my bath robe. >> reporter: the heat wave is taking its toll on the georgetown waterfront. business would normally be bruce willing with sunday brunch customers. some of these restaurants have barely recovered from recent flooding: back in april, water levels rose high enough to float furniture and shut down restaurants. so they have been serving customers on terraces outside since. only a few diehard customers showed up at tony and joe's this sunday in the heat. >> a friend of mine has a boat and brings it down. one way to bea
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm PDT
satellites, dead in space, dangerous feats unheard of before shuttle. >> houston, i think we got a satellite. >> reporter: the great observatory hubble dazzles with breathtaking images of the universe and its ability to see galaxies born nearly at the dawn of time. >> shuttle has arrived on board "atlantis" with the arm. >> reporter: hubble was launched, repaired and serviced from shuttle. every major building block of the football field-long space station was carried up and assembled from shuttle. before becoming nasa's head man, charlie bolden was an astronaut. he flew four shuttle flights, including the hubble launch. >> the international space station is the crowning jewel of the shuttle program. it represents the culmination, it's the perfect ending for the shuttle program. >> and it did something else. before the shuttle, not a single woman or person of color had flown on a u.s. spacecraft. >> my going to space, you know, if i want to get personal, or women going to space would have never occurred without the space shuttle. >> reporter: shuttle was proclaimed and sold as a vehicle that
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 8:00pm PDT
and retrieve failed satellites, dead in space, dangerous feats unheard of before shuttle. >> houston, i think we've got a satellite. >> the great observatory hubble dazzles with breath-taking images of the universe and its ability to see galaxies born nearly at the dawn of time. >> shuttle has arrived onboard atlantis with the arm. >> hubble was launched, repaired and serviced from shuttle. every major building block of the football field-long space station was carried up and assembled from shuttle. before becoming nasa's head man, charlie boldin was an astronaut. he flew four shuttle flights including the hubble launch. >> the international space station is the crowning jewel of the shuttle program. it represents the culmination. it's the perfect ending for the shuttle program. >> and it did something else. before the shuttle not a single woman or person of color had flown on a u.s. spacecraft. >> my going to space, you know, if i want to get personal, or women going to space would have never occurred without the space shuttle. >> the shuttle was proclaimed and sold as a vehicle that could f
CNN
Jul 9, 2011 1:00am PDT
satellites, dead in space, dangerous feats unheard of before shuttle. >> houston, i think we've got a satellite. >> the great observatory hubble dazzles with breath-taking images of the universe and its ability to see galaxies born nearly at the dawn of time. >> shuttle has arrived onboard atlantis with the arm. >> hubble was launched, repaired and serviced from shuttle. every major building block of the football field-long space station was carried up and assembled from shuttle. before becoming nasa's head man, charlie boldin was an astronaut. he flew four shuttle flights including the hubble launch. >> the international space station is the crowning jewel of the shuttle program. it represents the culmination. it's the perfect ending for the shuttle program. >> and it did something else. before the shuttle not a single woman or person of color had flown on a u.s. spacecraft. >> my going to space, you know, if i want to get personal, or women going to space would have never occurred without the space shuttle. >> the shuttle was proclaimed and sold as a vehicle that could fly 25 or 3
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